World’s First New Energy Elevated Monorail Put into Trial Operation in Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu

2016-11-25

With an intellectual copy right completely owned by China, the new rail transit system is expected to put into commercial operation as early as next year.
The first elevated monorail in China is powered by lithium batteries and the test route was 1.4km long with a U shape. Made up of two carriages, the train for the test is panda faced and ran 10000 kilometers during the trial.
It only took more than half a year for 7 Chinese companies, enterprises and research institute to design, manufacture and put the train into operation on a trial basis. The new energy train is environmentally-friendly and easy to operate. With the maximum capacity of 20,000 people, it will be put into operation within a year.

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